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One Dead in Boat Allision in Georgia

One boater was killed following an allision between a 23 foot pleasure vessel and the Jekyll Creek jetties around Brunswick, Georgia early Sunday morning. The United States Coast Guard responded to a distress call at 4:15 a.m. Sunday morning and helped rescue two of the boaters on board the vessel. A Good Samaritan in the area rescued a third boater who was clinging to the sinking vessel. The identities of the deceased and injured have not been released following proper notification of family members.
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